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Substitute for Parmesan

asked by Cookease almost 6 years ago

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allans
added almost 6 years ago

Aged asiago or fontina

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QueenSashy
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added almost 6 years ago

I think it will very much depend on what you are making. Grana padano is the same family, but the taste will never come close to a good Parmesan. Pecorino is an entirely different taste, but contributes to a dish in its own way.

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Quinciferous
added almost 6 years ago

If I don't have any grating cheese at all, I will top pasta with bread crumbs fried in olive oil and salted, as per Italian peasants. It gives a nice savory pop.

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QueenSashy
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added almost 6 years ago

Quinciferous, that is sooo true. I also make olive oil fried bread crumbs with garlic. Cannot get better (and simpler than that)!

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